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Session Advanced Computing Portugal 2030 - "Progress achieved and new challenges


The Portugal INCoDe.2030 program is organizing on October 23rd a session on Advanced Computing, in the scope of the MACC - Minho Advanced Computing Centre expansion, under the motto "Progress achieved and new challenges", where the advanced computing needs of the scientific and technological community will be discussed among current and potential future MACC users.

The Azurém Campus of the University of Minho, in Guimarães, will host this session, which aims to discuss several topics that will serve to guide the management of the MACC and to provide advanced computing services that better serve Portuguese research groups and companies. The installation FCT/MACC- Minho Advanced Computing Center (2018), the Level of use of the 1st supercomputer cluster "BOB", since 2019, the progress achieved in the Portuguese participation in the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking initiative and also the installation status of the Deucalion petascale machine, for 2021, are the topics on the agenda.

The session, which will be opened by the rector of the University of Minho, Rui Vieira de Castro, and the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor (by videoconference), will feature a national and international panel that includes, among others, the general coordinator of the INCoDe.2030 program and of the National Computing Strategy, Nuno Feixa Rodrigues, and the deputy director-general of DG Connect, of the European Commission, Khalil Rouhana.

This session takes place a month after the 1st edition of Call of Advanced Computing Projects, the first Call to make computing resources available with around 27 million hours on national platforms inserted in the National Network of Advanced Computing (RNCA), which received more than 130 applications and in which BOB, the supercomputer operated by the Minho Advanced Computing Center, was the platform most requested by applicants.

To register for Advanced Computing Portugal 2030:



ACP.2030 - Advanced Computing Portugal 2030 - Progress Report 2019-2020

BOB/MACC Usage Report

Advanced Computing Portugal 2030: state of implementation